On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Suriname. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Presidential Republic
Population: 612,985 (2021)
GDP: 2.985 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 36%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 38%
Major Exports: Gold ($2.26B), Rough Wood ($103M), Refined Petroleum ($85M), Excavation Machinery ($47.9M), and Rice ($46M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($1.45B), United Arab Emirates ($622M), Belgium ($164M), Trinidad and Tobago ($70.2M), and Guyana ($69.8M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($124M), Excavation Machinery ($71.7M), Delivery Trucks ($61.9M), Cars ($55.8M), and Rolled Tobacco ($51.2M), importing mostly from United States ($314M), China ($266M), Netherlands ($246M), Trinidad and Tobago ($137M), and Japan ($54M).
Investment Agency: Suriname Investment and Trade Agency (SITA)
National Chamber of Commerce: Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suriname
Customs Agency: Suriname Customs Administration